More than 94,000 people die of non communicable diseases (NCDs) in Ghana every year, a study by the Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA) has revealed.

Only 50% of adults in the age group 15-49 years are aware that they ail from the disease

Phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate (PIP3) generation at the plasma membrane is a key event during activation of receptor tyrosine kinases such as the insulin receptor required for normal growth and metabolism. The researchers report that in Drosophila, phosphatidylinositol 5 phosphate 4-kinase (PIP4K) is required to limit PIP3

Kampala — Many workers in health centre IIIs and IVs cannot diagnose or treat non-communicable diseases, a survey has indicated.

NEW DELHI: A drug used in India and abroad for over four years to control blood sugar has been found to also reduce kidney damage in diabetics by over 30% — a finding that could have huge impact on

Omuthiya — Non-communicable diseases are on the increase and remain one of the leading causes of death in the country, says the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula.

A recent study has shown that long-term exposure to PM2.5, a major particle matter pollutant increases the risk of diabetes.

We need a model of agricultural growth that will value local good food production and not have to first "chemicalise" and then learn better

A global diabetes epidemic is fueling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new

South Africans are likely to live, on average, seven years longer in 2040 than they do now, but the country will see only modest improvement in its global ranking as longevity increases worldwide,

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